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Sri Lankan National Unity helped us overcome Easter bombings – Ranil

By Sri Lankans standing united, we have been able to bring normalcy back to the country says Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in a statement to mark the three months since the Easter attacks


Bill to abolish Death Penalty “as early as possible”- Kiriella

The government will bring a Private Members’ Bill to abolish the death penalty before Parliament “as early as possible,” Leader of the House, Minister Lakshman Kiriella told RepublicNext yesterday July 17.


I am committed to a political solution to the National issue – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the country is close to reaching a political solution to the National issue that caused the 30-year war.


New Land Bill gathers controversy

The new Land Bill is gathering controversy before it has reached the floor of Parliament with the SLFP alleging that the government wants to change the law to sell land to foreigners


Existing SOFA agreement signed in 1995 – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe informed Parliament today July 10 that an agreement called the 'SOFA' (Status of Forces Agreement) has not been signed with the United States


President gave leadership to bring 19th Amendment – UNP MP

Despite the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)'s claim that the United National Party (UNP) had deceived the former through the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, it was SLFP Chairman President Maithripala Sirisena along with the UNP who gave the leadership to pass the amendment in parliament, UNP Parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna said.


UNP silent on Gnanasara Thero’s pardon

It is mystifying that the United National Party is yet to articulate its position on the release of the Sinhala Right-Wing demagogue Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero from jail, through a Presidential pardon.


CTA Bill faces stiff resistance

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's effort to pass the Counter-Terrorism Bill is getting stiff resistance from the Opposition.